EXPERIENCE EXCELLENCE    

 

Since our founding in 1988, Empire Valuation Consultants has grown into one of the nation’s leading and most respected independent valuation consulting firms.

We are committed to providing personalized attention and delivering timely results to every engagement.

After a rigorous due diligence process, we provide experience and judgment, along with industry and valuation knowledge to each engagement, thereby providing our clients with the best possible results.

Valuation is our only business.

Our commitment to service is matched by our intense focus on delivering results. Developed and refined over many years, our process has been carefully crafted to deliver independent, thoroughly supported, on-time and credible valuations to clients.

The success of this process is reflected in the firm’s reputation in the marketplace. Time and again, attorneys, accountants, estate and insurance planners, bankers and others—from the most prestigious firms to the sole practitioner—recommend and turn to us for a broad range of valuation needs.

 

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NEWS & EVENTS

 

Impairment Testing Big news from the FASB. Given market volatility, do you need to test for impairment now?

FASB Removes the Goodwill Project from its Active Agenda. After four years of research and stakeholder feedback, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) decided to remove the project for changes in the accounting of goodwill from its active agenda on June 15, 2022. As a business leader, when do you need to think about impairment testing?

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Secondary Transactions and Financial Opinions -What You Need to Know!

The robust growth and dollar volume in advisor-led secondary transactions has led to increased scrutiny and proposed regulation specifically from the SEC. The proposed rules provide insight into the focus of the SEC on advisor-led secondary transactions.

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SEC Annual Exam Priorities Focus – What You Need to Know!

On March 30th, The SEC’s Division of Examinations issued its 2022 Exam Priorities. The SEC listed five areas on which it would focus. Senior Managing Director, and Practice Leader of our Portfolio Valuation Services Group, Mark Shayne breaks it all down.

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The Cannabis Industry In New York State

Wednesday March 31, 2021 became a historic day in New York referring to the effort to legalize cannabis in New York State. Read more about the legislation, issues to consider when operating a cannabis business and increasing its potential value!

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Forensic Accounting – What you need to know

Are your client's losses due to a downturn in the economy, obsolete products, bad management or fraud? These are the questions that Board of Directors, upper management, investors, external auditors, and attorneys need to ask if there are observed abnormalities or unexplained losses in a company's financial statements. In situations where fraud is suspected, utilizing the services of a forensic accountant is prudent.

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The Perfect Storm for Estate Planning

2020 in the Estate Planning industry is shaping up to be a perfect storm. There are several factors contributing to a surge in that work. This article outlines what those factors are and what you need to know!

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RECORDED WEBINARS

 

ESOP 101: Using Employee Stock Ownership Plans for Business Succession
Recorded - November 24, 2020
Presenters: Chuck Coyne – Empire Valuation Consultants, Tabitha Croscut – Devine, Millimet & Branch, PA, Kim Abello – Wells Fargo Commercial Bank, William F. Schaeneman – Wells Fargo Advisors 

ESOP 201 – ESOP Feasibility and Transaction Structuring
Recorded - September 30, 2020
Presenters: Chuck Coyne – Empire Valuation Consultants, Tabitha Croscut – Devine, Millimet & Branch, PA 

Virtual Town Hall Part 2 – Impact of COVID-19 To Global Business Valuation and Appraisal
Recorded - July 22, 2020
Presenters: William (Bill) A. Johnston, ASA, Stephen Cole, FCPA, FCBV, Wolfgang Kniest, Dipl.-Kfm., CVA, Lari B. Masten, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CPVA, CVA, MAFF, ABAR
Leigh Miller, EY Global Valuation, Modeling & Economics Leader, Simon Rubinsohn, Chief Economist, Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors, Brien K. Jones, COO/EVP, NACVA

COVID-19 & the IRS – What you need to know!
Recorded - July 22, 2020
Presenters: Hugh Woodside and Rich Hayes - Empire Valuation Consultants, Mike Gregory - Michael Gregory Consulting

Valuations and Estate Planning - Impact of Covid
Recorded - Jun 30, 2020
Presenters: Todd G. Povlich, MPI, Dan Kerrigan, MPI, Scott Nammacher, Empire Valuation Consultants, Kevin Kane, Empire Valuation Consultants, Jonathan Blattmachr, Esq. Pioneer Wealth Partners and Martin Shenkman, Esq., Shenkman Law

Impairment Testing Decisions in Uncertain Times
Recorded May 13, 2020.
Presenter: William A. Johnston, ASA, IA/BV

Fiduciary Liability and Valuation Issues as a Result of COVID-19
Password for accessing the webinar: 3s#01YCR
Recorded April 23, 2020.
Presenters: Harold L. Deiters III – Empire Valuation Consultants and Robert Harper – Farrell Fritz

NCEO 2020 Employee Ownership Conference – The ABC’s of ESOP Feasibility What is it?
Recorded April 21, 2020.
Presenters: Chuck Coyne – Empire Valuation Consultants, Tabitha Croscut – Devine, Millimet & Branch, PA and Joseph Gilbert – Wells Fargo Advisors

COVID-19 – Considerations for Business Valuation for Estate Planning & Administration Purposes
Recorded April 16, 2020.
Presenters: Hugh Woodside ASA, CFA, Kevin Kane, ASA, CFA, Scott Nammacher, ASA, CFA

Virtual Town Hall – Impact of COVID-19 To Global Business Valuation and Appraisal
Recorded April 8 2020.
Presenters: William (Bill) A. Johnston, ASA, Stephen Cole, FCPA, FCBV, Jim Walling, CFA, CVA, Lari B. Masten, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CPVA, CVA, MAFF, ABAR
Leigh Miller, EY Global Valuation, Modeling & Economics Leader, Johnnie White, MBA, CAE, CMP

The Financial and Valuation Impact on Your Client’s Businesses as a Result of COVID-19
Recorded March 25, 2020.
Presenters: Harold Deiters ABV, Joseph Ammirati ASA, Pasquale Rafanelli ASA

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